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Making Projects with Covered Buttons!

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I love covered buttons -- maybe it's the shape?  There are so many fun things you can make with those little round disks. When I was at the CHA show last week I found a really cool tool that I fell in love with -- the iTop from Imaginisce. I have made covered button projects before with those little sets you can find at your fabric store. The iTop makes things so much easier. And, the best part -- … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap Up Party — And Project Life Giveaway!!


Welcome to the Weekend Wrap UP Party!!! It’s a new year — a fresh start. How are your New Year's Resolutions coming along?? My main resolution is to get organized in 2012. And that includes my pictures. UPDATE -- Winner has been announced!! Congratulations Kristine of The Foley Family!! An email has been sent :) Are photos on the top of your resolution list? If you haven't noticed … [Read more...]

I Love to Create Giveaway!! {$165+ value}

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Happy Tuesday!! This week's giveaway is from one of my favorite craft companies -- I Love To Create!! I was really impressed at CHA (the Craft and Hobby Association show) this year with I Love To Create's products. They are really on the cutting edge of crafting! Some of my favorite products they make are their Tulip products -- Beads In A Bottle: You can embellish all kinds of things … [Read more...]

Giveaway Monday — Mom and Daughter Giveaway from Downeast Basics!!

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Welcome to Giveaway Monday. This week I'm so excited to spotlight one of my absolute favorite clothing stores -- Downeast Basics. And did you know that DownEast Basics also offers adorable girls clothes?? Yes, it's true!! Check out these cute Girls' Clothes: Plus, their awesome Women's fashion!! … [Read more...]

Giveaway — Orange Blossom Frames!!


update -- giveaway is closed. Winner is comment #161 Angela Lee Photography. Happy Tuesday!!  Giveaway Monday is coming to you a little bit late. But, trust me, this giveaway is worth the wait!!  I'd love to introduce you to Orange Blossom Shop - a gorgeous shop brought to you by the Über talented Shauna and Courtney. Their frames are beyond beautiful!! I can't decide which are … [Read more...]

Giveaway Monday — Win $100 to Barn Owl Primitives!! {one of my favorite things}

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Happy Monday!!  I know I mentioned this year that I wanted to feature some of my favorite things.   Here's another one --  I am so excited about this giveaway from Barn Owl Primitives. I adore this shop!!  Kristi's signs are the best quality and so so adorable!!  Here's the one I have hanging in my family room:  Here are a few other of my BOP … [Read more...]

Blogiversary Giveaway — Nest of Posies!! {two winners}

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Update - this giveaway is closed.  winners have been posted on the TT&J FB page :) It's my Blogiversary --  Thank you to everyone who has read my blog and been so supportive of me these past three years!!  And as a thank you -- I have a super giveaway to celebrate--  Another of my Favorite Things!!! It's from one of my favorite bloggy … [Read more...]

Bonus Giveaway — Twisted Sugar Twine Package {$69 value}

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Update - Giveaway closed. Winner is #260 -- Nicole. I'm in the car, heading home from our last family trip of the summer {my daughter goes back to school on Friday -- whhaaaa}, but in the meantime I have an awesome *Surprise* giveaway for you -- from Twisted Sugar Twine!!  Another one of my Favorite Things!!! {Twine Pom Pom Cake Topper} I have their … [Read more...]

Design Star Season 6 starts tonight!!


I just wanted to give you a quick heads up that tonight is the premiere of a really awesome show:  Design Star!! I am am HGTV addict and this is my favorite one. Design Star combines reality tv with decorating -- and the winner gets their own TV show. How cool is that??? Another reason I love it so much is the guest judges. First of all, Candice Olson -- I adore her style. Every single … [Read more...]

My Favorite Things Week — Luminess Air Makeup System {$350+value}


UPDATE --  Winner is comment #11 -- Laura @ Live.Laugh.Photograph.  I'm having such a great time sharing some of my favorite things this week! Here's my newest favorite --    The Luminess Air System!! My friend told me about Luminess and I knew I had to try it out! So I contacted Luminess and they sent me one to review. And, they also said if I liked it they would give one away to a … [Read more...]